In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
We are very far from always knowing our own wishes.
If we did not flatter ourselves, the flattery of others could never harm us.
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
We are easily comforted for the misfortunes of our friends, when those misfortunes give us...
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests,...
We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones.
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
We may seem great in an employment below our worth, but we very often look...
There is no disguise that can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate...
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is...
A man's worth has its season, like fruit.
What we call generosity is for the most part only the vanity of giving; and...
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
Those that have had great passions esteem themselves for the rest of their lives fortunate...
If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred...
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the...